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Editorials

Making a meaningful impact

Recently two Herald reporters visited two homes on South Bridge Street to take photos of renovations taking place. The renovations were labors of love by ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

A drive to improve

The first of two public meetings to introduce a study of the Route 60 corridor was straightforward and subdued, but not unproductive. Residents from Buckingham, ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Commending first responders

Fire departments, police departments and rescue squads in the Heart of Virginia have an enormous responsibility: to save people and property when called. Emergencies can ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

An impactful program

We would like to highlight and commend Longwood University’s PRISM Program. PRISM stands for Perspectives on Research in Science & Mathematics. The university’s website cites ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Highlighting discernment

All too often in government it seems like there is a lack of proper discernment and planning for the future. Decisions are made that may ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Chance to learn about alpha-gal

Health has a critical role in our lives as individuals, and as a community. Education is an important asset in understanding our health and taking ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Attentive representatives

A concept that seems as old as time is that of a representative who is elected or appointed but then does not adequately serve his ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Tribute to the Dukes

We would like to take a moment to celebrate and commend the 2019 Cumberland County High School varsity baseball team for its success. The Dukes ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Commending consistent winners

The season ended last week for a trio of area teams that have been outstanding on the diamond for several years. Starting at the college ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Making the most of life

It can be all too easy in life to put off things that should ideally be taken care of now. In situations such as these, ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Legacy of courage

Barbara Johns Day, celebrated April 23, became a holiday in the Commonwealth of Virginia in 2018. Johns and dozens of students at Robert Russa Moton ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Fruitful social work

Following events held in coordination with April being declared “Child Abuse Prevention Month” in Prince Edward County, we would like to highlight and commend the ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Applauding life-sustaining work

We would like to take a moment to commend the work of the fire departments and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agencies in Prince Edward County. ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Commending innovation

Counties in the region often face similar challenges. This can include everything from school funding, to reductions in volunteers in fire departments and rescue squads, ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Our commitment to you

In Friday’s edition of The Herald, we published the article “Setting the record straight” to address a situation no newspaper wants to find itself in ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Realized hopes

In the March 30, 2018 edition of The Herald, we published an editorial expressing our hopes for the future of the Longwood University men’s basketball ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

County budgets need your input

During a busy season for many that includes filing taxes, spring cleaning one’s homes, preparing for the end of the school year/student graduations, and countless ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Bravo to Buckingham

We would like to offer a hearty congratulations to the Buckingham County High School varsity girls basketball team on a season of fulfilled goals and ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Keeping communication open

The follow-up to a Sunday, Jan. 27 incident at Longwood Village, an off-campus student housing community located off South Main Street, which involved a suspect ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Insight into journalism

We would like to take a moment to highlight the Rhetoric Film Series taking place at Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC). The beginning of the film series ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Report.

Remembering Dowell

The death of Virginia State Police (VSP) Trooper Lucas B. Dowell has brought an outpouring of response not only from those who knew and loved ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Expanding a strength

If there is something that Farmville’s institutions of higher learning are known for is its leadership training. This training is accomplished in a variety of ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Secure in excellence

It is a blessing to know that you’re in good hands. We all learn, at one point or another, that the world is, indeed, a ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

A mountaintop perspective

Sydney Trent, longtime Washington Post editor and journalist, gave a moving tribute to Barbara Rose Johns and Dr. Martin Luther King during an address Tuesday ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Defining greatness

This past Monday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which properly observed brings with it a host of good things our culture desperately needs. One ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

Kudos to library project

The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors and members of the audience got to see a remarkable development on the proposed library and community center location ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

A note of encouragement

The Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors is entering a time of key transition in the next several weeks. Buffalo District Supervisor C.R. “Bob” Timmons ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Report.

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